Achmatowicz pyranone reaction

What is Achmatowicz pyranone reaction?

The Achmatowicz pyranone reaction is a chemical process that involves creating pyran-3-ones from furfuryl alcohols. To begin, the alcohols are transformed into dialkoxydihydrofurans through techniques such as Clauson-Kaas electrochemical oxidation. The resulting compound is then subjected to acid hydrolysis.

Achmatowicz pyranone reaction
Achmatowicz pyranone reaction

Additionally, a variation of this reaction exists that produces an aza-analogue using furylacetamides.



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